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The Footsteps of the Vikings

10 days with Scenic   Rating: Deluxe

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Itinerary
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Day 1 Bergen
Welcome to Bergen where a world of wonder awaits with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board. Tonight toast to the start of your luxurious cruise. Please book flights to arrive by 12pm. (Dinner)

Day 2 Hardanger Fjord
Hardanger Fjord, the fourth longest fjord in the world, is the second longest in Norway. A spectacular day of discovery awaits as we cruise through the magnificent scenery. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 3 Lerwick
Closer to Norway than Scotland, the Shetland Islands boast astounding archaeological sites, ancient ruins and Viking and Norse influences.

Freechoice: Explore Jarlshof Prehistoric site or discover the Norse history on your tour of the town and Shetlands Museum. Or you can choose to discover Scalloway and visit the Museum, or play a round of golf.

Enrich
Immerse yourself in Scottish traditions with a Highland fling and concert of Shetland fiddlers and Celtic singers.

There will be time at leisure this evening to discover the local nightlife. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 4 Fair Isle
Halfway between the isles of Orkney and Shetlands with a resident population of just 60, Fair Isle is a place rich in wildlife, cultural heritage and community spirit. Be welcomed by the locals to their island paradise and share stories of their life and history as you tour the Museum and enjoy their home made cakes and biscuits.

Freechoice: Choose from a range of discovery excursions to explore the island by Zodiac or kayak. Take a short birdlife walking tour or the more active can choose a hike to the more remote areas of the island in search of wildlife. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 5 Kirkwall
Kirkwall, the ancient capital of Orkney, has an intriguing ancient history, Viking heritage and Scottish traditions.

Freechoice: Uncover the Neolithic history and visit the World Heritage-listed Ring of Brodar or taste local brews at Highland Park Distillery and Orkney Brewery. You can also choose to witness local artisans at a demonstration or take a walking tour and visit St Magnus Cathedral. The more active can take a guided kayak or Zodiac adventure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 6 Stornoway > Portree
Stornoway, originally a Viking settlement, is now a bustling hub for the arts and Gaelic heritage.

Freechoice: Uncover the intriguing Viking and Iron Age history or at Harris Distillery sample the local malt. Alternatively play a round of golf, or take a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak in search of bird and marine life.

Arrive in the afternoon to Portree, the thriving capital of the Isle of Skye and the perfect location to moor overnight.

Freechoice: Visit Dunvegan Castle, traditional home of Clan Macleod or take a tour of Portree and its surrounds.

Enjoy time at leisure this evening to explore this charming Scottish cultural centre. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 7 Loch Ewe
One of the most beautiful places in Scotland, Inverewe Estate and gardens date back to 1860. Carefully sculpted since its inception, this outstanding garden is an oasis of exotic plants and vibrant colour fuelled by the warm currents of the North Atlantic Gulf Stream. Discover the diversity of species and its history on your tour. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 8 St Kilda
This isolated archipelago of volcanic islands in the North Atlantic Ocean is a nature reserve boasting the largest colony of guillemots in the world, the oldest and largest colony of fulmars, the biggest colony of puffins in Britain and over one million birds in total.

Freechoice: Choose a discovery excursion by Zodiac and kayak to search for some of the fascinating bird species or take a guided walk across the islands. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 9 At sea
Relax on board and perhaps try a course in Scenic Epicure. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 10 Reykjavik
Reykjavik signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories. Please book flights to depart after 1pm. (Breakfast)

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All This Included
Whilst taking the Viking route from Norway to Iceland you will discover extraordinary landscapes on this 10 day luxury cruise from Bergen to Reykjavik.

Discover the strongholds of the Vikings, from Bergen in Norway. Explore the wild, windswept and utterly magical Scottish isles of Fair Isle, the Shetland Islands, the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Skye before crossing the North Sea to Iceland.

Set out on a seafaring journey just as the Vikings undertook, visit important landing sites, hear grand tales of adventure, marvel at the extraordinary landscapes of these remote islands and cruise into the heart of small Scottish towns for utterly unique experiences.
  • 26 meals including 9 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches and 9 Dinners

Highlights
On Board
  • Spacious all-verandah suite accommodation
  • Personal service with an almost
  • 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio
  • Unlimited complimentary beverages
  • Five dining venues, from casual to fine dining
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Spa sanctuary & plunge pools
  • Gym, yoga & pilates studio
  • Indoor/outdoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment and discovery presentations
  • Cruise Directors to assist you with your time on board
  • Expert Discovery Team Leaders on all cruises
  • Complimentary self-service guest laundry
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Return airport transfers, at your convenience
Discovery Experiences
  • Shore excursions
  • Scenic Enrich exclusive events
  • Expert local guides
  • Zodiac excursions
  • Kayak and snorkeling adventures
  • The freedom of our e-bikes (electronically
  • assisted bicycles)
  • Explore under the sea in our submarine*
  • Soar above and beyond by helicopter*
  • Take a scuba-dive*
  • Bottled water for all shore excursions
  • Chef-prepared picnics
  • All internal flights
* additional charge
Accommodations
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Eclipse
Notes
  • Itineraries are subject to change.  
  • Cabin upgrades are available.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
For Scenic terms and conditions, please click here.

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.